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Tag: Auditor-General

Selangor govt told to come clean about ‘dubious’ foundation

Dr Irmohizam Ibrahim wants Selangor government to answer three questions about the abuse of power at Yayasan Warisan Anak Selangor (Yawas).

Change the way top civil service appointments are made

Appointments to top posts should require applicants to attend confirmation hearings before a panel under the Public Services Commission to hear testimonies from interested parties about the suitability of the candidate for the job.

Umno or not? PKR questions Madinah’s political ties

PKR says auditor-general must be free from party politics to preserve the integrity of parliamentary democracy.

Picking non-auditor as A-G shocking, says Zaid

He states the scope of a government audit is broader, far more complex and diverse compared with a private sector audit.

Integrity, not accounting, for A-G job, says Amanah leader

Amanah leader calls out all who have criticised the move to appoint Madinah Mohamad, saying the role calls for one who is a person of integrity,

C4: Madinah not qualified to be auditor-general

Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism says Madinah Mohamad has zero auditing experience.

New auditor-general has big shoes to fill

Amanah's Dzulkefly Ahmad, DAP's Charles Santiago and PKR's Wong Chen see the outgoing AG as a man of impeccable integrity.

Madinah replaces Ambrin as auditor-general

Madinah, 60, was former secretary-general of the education ministry.

‘Public procurement most vulnerable to corruption’

Auditor-general praises MACC for investigating five cases involving senior government officers making false claims and committing fraud in procurement amounting to RM20 million.

PAC probes RM100 million water supply project in Sabah

PAC committee member Dr Tan Seng Giaw says the allocation, given in 2011, was meant to supply water to Pulau Gaya, which includes poor villagers

Court to hear Azmin’s bid to declassify 1MDB report

High Court, in granting leave to Azmin Ali and a PPBM leader to hear their judicial review applications, dismisses Putrajaya's preliminary objection.

Stop political appointees for GLCs, says anti-graft NGO

Transparency International Malaysia president Akhbar Satar calls for Putrajaya to review criteria for GLC directors, saying they must be qualified and have integrity.

Govt recoups about RM2b after successful auditing

Auditor-General Ambrin Buang says weaknesses uncovered in government departments, agencies four years ago were corrected and helped to recover RM2 billion.

A-G: FT Ministry hired ‘incompetent’ contractors

Federal Territories Ministry also appointed contractors against the recommendations of City Hall, notes report.

A-G finds weaknesses in cooking oil stabilisation scheme

Auditor-General says per capita consumption quota of 2.5kg was high and not supported by any study of actual needs of Malaysians.

A-G’s report: 128,165 face travel ban for tax violation

Action has already been taken against 118,433 individuals for failing to declare and settle their income tax.

A-G’s report: RM148m procured without proper authorisation

65 contracts for the procurement of data collection services were signed without proper authorisation.

Putrajaya files objection to ex-youth chief’s suit

Senior Federal Counsel Shamsul Bolhassan says former PKR youth chief has no locus standi to initiate suit against the prime minister and auditor-general.

LFL: Rafizi sentence shows govt has no moral compass

Lawyers for Liberty head Eric Paulsen questions government's classification of Auditor-General's 1MDB report as an offical secret.

PAC again calls for audit on RM4 billion school Internet project

In a report tabled in the Dewan Rakyat today, the Public Accounts Committee says the project is riddled with a lot of suspicious expenses and the contracts awarded are poorly managed.

TI-M: Give Auditor-General power to stop ‘red flagged’ projects

Akhbar Satar also proposes an oversight committee to be formed to approve the awarding of contracts.

A-G, MACC to monitor govt projects worth more than RM500m

This is to reduce chances of corrupt practices, says Chief Secretary to the Government Ali Hamsa.

Court to hear Azmin’s bid on 1MDB Report

His lawyer said the court will sit on October 26 to hear an application to declassify the Report.

Former youth leader challenges Najib, A-G on OSA

Former PKR activist Zahid Md Arip has filed a judicial review alleging conflict of interest in classifying the audit report on 1MDB as a government secret.